Unseasonable Weather Can’t Stop the Christmas Cheer at Joseph Banks Estate

Every Christmas, the Residents of the Joseph Banks Estate Retirement Village work together to put on an amazing Christmas light display. This year, preparations began in November as dedicated Residents, assisted by the Village Manager’s son, put up 50m strings of powered lights along the façade of every Villa, f... Read more

Hearing Australia’s Hearing Bus brings sound advice to the doorstep of three RWA Villages

Wednesday 3rd November was a busy day for Hearing Australia’s Hearing Bus, arriving at Joseph Banks Estate Retirement Village in the morning before rolling out to Mills and Keals Villages in Bentley just in time for afternoon tea. There they were met by Lois Jones, President of the RWA Board and Resident of Keals... Read more

Special guest, the Hon Ben Morton MP, delivers new Australian flag to Joseph Banks Estate

On Friday 15th October, the Hon Ben Morton MP, Member for Tangney, Special Minister of State, Minister Assisting the Prime Minister and Cabinet Minister for the Public Service, made a special visit to Joseph Banks Estate Retirement Village to deliver a new Australian flag. The Minister was met by Village Manager... Read more

Winner of $100 City Farmers Gift Card Announced!

The draw for a $100 City Farmers gift card was held today at the Retirees WA head office in East Victoria Park. Shirley Vine (right), Elizabeth-Ann Williamson (centre) and Megan Brown (left), pictured above, were on site to make the draw. The lucky winner was Dee Aldridge from Beryl Village and her lovely little... Read more

Village Vision; a must read for all RWA Residents!

In 2020, the Property Department launched Village Vision, a quarterly newsletter distributed to the Residents of all RWA Retirement Villages across WA, from Geraldton to Busselton. The latest issue of Village Vision hit letterboxes in February, inviting RWA Residents to call or email the property team and register t... Read more

Joseph Banks Estate Retirement Village on Channel 9

Monika Kos from Channel 9 interviewed Residents from the Joseph Banks Estate Retirement Village for a special report aired on Thursday 11th February during the evening news. The segment outlined the negative impacts that COVID-19 restrictions can have on seniors in the general community. Residents from ‘The Ba... Read more

City of Canning Grant

In 2020, the City of Canning offered Resilience Grants to community and not for profit groups in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The grants were aimed at supporting activities which build resilience in the local community and improve social connectedness. The Property Team were successful in securing $850 to ... Read more


COVID-19   At Retirees WA our focus is on the health and wellbeing of our members, residents, and staff during the COVID - 19 pandemic so it's important that you are getting timely, relevant and accurate information at this time. Our social club will cease all activities and meetings and we will reassess this un... Read more